This project will involve, amongst other topics, the synthesis of small molecules as irreversible inhibitors of kinases relevant in important human diseases (cancer, malaria, TB etc) and the research could include collaborative interactions with German research partners. The fellowship is for one year and is possibly renewable for a second year.
PhD (must have graduated within the last five years) Applicant must have performed PhD work in the field of organic chemistry with a strong emphasis on synthetic chemistry. Relevant expertise in the area of medicinal chemistry will also be advantageous.
Commencement of duties: As soon as possible
Closing date: 31 July 2010
Enquiries: Prof. Willem van Otterlo (firstname.lastname@example.org) – please see the site www.willemvanotterlo.co.za for more information.
Send a letter of application, accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae, including list of publications and the names and contact details of at least two referees, to Prof. Willem van Otterlo (email@example.com)
Applicants should request their referees to forward confidential reports by the closing date direct to the same address.
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